The FIS Fintech Accelerator

Advance the financial services industry through the FIS Fintech Accelerator, in partnership with The Venture Center. The FIS Fintech Accelerator brings bankers, subject matter experts, and financial service executives together with pre-vetted, market-validated fintech companies to advance the financial services industry.

The FIS Fintech Accelerator

FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. FIS empowers the financial world with payment processing and banking solutions, including software, services, and technology outsourcing. If you want to partner with or sell to financial institutions, the FIS Fintech Accelerator can get you there faster than you ever thought possible.

For fintech entrepreneurs, the program provides mentorship from fintech experts as well as in-depth access to the FIS network.

The FIS Accelerator has graduated 70 alumni, 90% of which are still active or have been acquired.

Meet the 2023 Cohort


Fintech Enablement


Cloud Infrastructure


Regulatory & Compliance Tech


Open Banking / KYB


EBT / Payments


Digital Identity


Payments Reconciliation


Commercial & SMB Lending


Digital Transformation Platform


Transaction Data Enrichment

Lama AI Secures “Finny Award” for Global Fintech Excellence

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 16, 2023) – At the culmination of the VenCent Fintech Summit, The Venture Center presented Lama AI, an AI-powered commercial lending technology provider for the financial industry, the 2023 Finny Award for the way it has revolutionized commercial lending dynamics.

“This prestigious accolade underscores Lama AI’s unwavering commitment to excellence and its pivotal role in shaping the future of financial technology,” said Arthur Orduña, executive director of The Venture Center. ‘In our eyes, fintech is synonymous with collaboration, and true collaborations prosper when all parties benefit. This award celebrates fintechs that are stable, worthy of investment, and validated, all while aiding banks in refining their operations and services.”